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Balancing Act

August 8, 2020 CIP Society

What happens when an agreement is breached due to COVID-19? Experts share their thoughts

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Soaring above the pile

December 5, 2019 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

Does it become an ethical issue when claims workloads start to pile too high?

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How Trump’s ethical follies can benefit Canada’s P&C industry

October 29, 2019 by David Gambrill

All the talk in the White House these days about “whistleblowers” and “no quid pro quo” echoed in the discussions about ethics last Thursday between Canadian insurers and their brokers at the 2019 Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) Convention.


After Further Review

March 5, 2019 CIP Society, Insurance Institute of Canada

An insured is owed more money than they claimed. Do you disclose the oversight?

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Top 10 broker gaffes

August 16, 2018 by Jason Contant

Major infractions committed by Quebec insurance brokers include acting dishonestly, negligently, or not acting with competence and professional integrity, says the disciplinary committee of the Chambre de l’assurance de dommages (ChAD), the province’s self-regulatory body for brokers, agents and claims adjusters.

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Reaching Out

May 3, 2017 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

Suppose a change in regulation affects many of a broker’s clients. How much effort should brokers expend on notifying insureds of potential coverage gaps?

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Global private companies seem underprepared for cyberattacks: PwC report

March 20, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Global private companies seem to be more at risk of cyber threats, but less prepared to protect themselves against cyberattacks, according to a new report from professional services firm PwC. Released late last week, the report, titled Undaunted, but underprepared?,

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Beyond Chitchat

August 1, 2016 The CIP Society - Insurance Institute of Canada

A long-standing and friendly relationship between a broker and client is always welcome. But busy schedules, brief chats and assumptions should never take the place of a comprehensive review of a client’s risk come renewal time. This sort of annual review is necessary to meet a broker’s professional obligations to the client, insurer and insurance industry as a whole.